Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display640 x 480 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:44
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8320E-$96
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
50.9% Above average
SC Int 79.7
SC Float 68.4
SC Mixed 72.5
59% 73.5 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 244
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 354
MC Mixed 410
59% 393 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1220 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
28.8% Poor
Lighting 79.9
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 100
27% 87.1 fps
MRender 64.6
Gravity 73.9
Splatting 78.5
30% 72.3 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$20
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CA12 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 92.9
Write 95.6
Mixed 70.5
64% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
71% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 60%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 32GB
30GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
6.08% Terrible
Read 21
Write 8.47
Mixed 9.49
14% 13 MB/s
4K Read 4.86
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
19% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.08%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6BFR8C Kingston ACR16D3LU1KBG 8GB
667, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
28.2% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.8
25% 8.63 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 12,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $473
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